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'Ignite the Nation' invites startups to show what they got

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Fri, August 9, 2019  /  04:21 pm
'Ignite the Nation' invites startups to show what they got

'Ignite the Nation', organized by the National Movement of 1000 Digital Start-ups, will be held on Aug. 18, inviting young people interested in building digital-technology businesses (Shutterstock.com/Cookie Studio)

The National Movement of 1,000 Digital Startups will hold an event called “Ignite the Nation” at the Gelora Bung Karno sports complex in Senayan, Jakarta, on Aug. 18.

The movement aims to produce high-quality digital-technology startups and targets young people from various backgrounds, such as application programming, design, communications, business and finance.

“Ignite the Nation” is part of a series of events in 10 cities across the country in August and September. The Jakarta event will be the second, and participation is limited to 8,000 people.

According to the movement's Instagram post, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is among those who will be present at the event, along with Finance Minister Sri Mulyani, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti, media tycoon Erick Thohir, Bukalapak CEO Achmad Zaky, Traveloka CEO and cofounder Ferry Unardi and Tokopedia CEO William Tanuwijaya.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

WE ARE BACK!⠀ AYO SEGERA DAFTAR!⠀ Jangan ketinggalan, terbatas hanya untuk 8,000 pendaftar!⠀ ⠀ IGNITE THE NATION, perayaan bangsa bagi digital milenials Indonesia, bagian dari Gerakan Nasional 1000 Startup Digital akan digelar pada hari Minggu, 18 Agustus 2019, bertempat di Istora Gelora Bung Karno, Senayan - Jakarta.⠀ ⠀ Gerakan Nasional 1000 Startup Digital adalah gerakan membangun bangsa dengan mimpi untuk menggerakan Indonesia melalui solusi berbasis karya, teknologi dan inovasi. Tahapan kegiatan 1000 Startup Digital akan dilaksanakan di 10 kota di Indonesia. ⠀ ⠀ Untuk perayaan Ignite the Nation di Jakarta pada tanggal 18 Agustus, akan dibatasi hingga 8,000 peserta. Namun tahapan Ignition akan dilaksanakan pula di kota-kota lain selama bulan Agustus dan September. Cari tahu jadwal Ignition Gerakan 1000 Startup Digital di kotamu. ⠀ ⠀ Pendaftaran Gerakan Nasional 1000 Startup Digital ini terbuka secara nasional. Apabila dulu sudah pernah mendaftar, apakah perlu mendaftar lagi? YA!! Perlu mendaftar lagi untuk mendapatkan konfirmasi e-ticket. Segera daftarkan diri melalui tautan 1000startupdigital.id!⠀ ⠀ 1000 mimpi, 1000 karya, 1000 solusi, 1000 Digital Enterprises - untuk SATU Indonesia Raya!

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Registration is open at 1000startupdigital.id until Aug. 14.

Established by the Communications and Information Ministry, the National Movement of 1000 Digital Startups was launched in June 2016 and invited local start-ups to take part in the program that provides six months of training.

According to its website, the movement is fully funded by the government and has seen more than 40,000 participants since 2016. Along with training, it provides offline and online courses, access to mentors in the industry and the government as well as co-working spaces. (wng)

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